Why do we pray in Jesus' name?

Why do we pray in Jesus' name?

Hebrews 4:16 - “Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.”

In a recent Bible study on the subject of prayer, one of my friends asked an honest question that has an immense answer. I wasn’t able to answer it thoroughly at the time, so to organize my thoughts a little better I decided to spend some time, review it a tad more, and then write my answer out. As I did, my love for Christ grew deeper, and I hope reading this post does the same for you. To begin, let’s remember an incredible truth...

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God graciously invites humble & sincere investigation.

God graciously invites humble & sincere investigation.

 Matthew 28:6 - "He is not here, for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay."

Sometimes a scripture stands out to me because I have a question about it. Other times because I have learned more about how important it is to the larger context. This week during my reading, this verse stood out to me because of the amazing grace it demonstrated on the part of God toward these two grieving disciples and it moved me...

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